Category Archives: Black & White Photography

A dog and his shadow

This one dates back to early September, 2017. I don’t recall where I was but I think it’s from a neighbourhood in Toronto called Cabbagetown. Back then I lived in the suburbs of Scarborough about 20 minutes away by car. … Continue reading

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Bright Spot

Shot this one back in the first day of 2017. Funny how much my life’s changed since then. Back then I was working full time in financial services for a multinational out of Australia. I didn’t hate the job, although … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter

I got out and shot a BLM protest downtown a couple of weeks back. Very civil and respectful with none of the rioting we’re seeing south of the border. Even our police were marching with them. No doubt some of … Continue reading

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Do Photos Really Tell Stories?

Here’s my latest article for Petapixel Magazine. Simply, I raise the question, do photographs tell stories, and I attempt to make the argument that they do not. At least not single photos. A group of images that make up a … Continue reading

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Anti-Lockdown Protest

As part of my Covid19 documentary project I would be remiss not to get some photos of protesters. I shot this at Queens Park (Ontario Parliament building) in Toronto yesterday. Sadly, many of these people are conspiracy theorists, and some … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Playground

I’m almost done collecting images for my Covid19 documentary project. I’ll be attending a big protest today at Queens Park. They’re protesting the lockdown and the government for not allow them to catch the virus and die. Joking, they are … Continue reading

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Pandemic City

Here’s a second slideshow featuring Toronto during the covid 19 (coronavirus) lockdown. There are still many people out and about but everyone seems to be doing a pretty good job of social distancing, except in the grocery stores where it’s … Continue reading

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City on lockdown

I decided to begin a documentary photography project to showcase what’s going on in Canada’s biggest city right now. Like many places around the globe, we’re in a virtual lockdown. Pretty much everything’s closed, in an effort to “flatten the … Continue reading

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